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1. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
        Benjamin Franklin

2. You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
        Paul H. Dunn

3. After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
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4. Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
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5. Quarrels wouldn't last as long, if the fault was only on one side.
        La Rochefoucauld

6. Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
       Andre Gide

7. A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.
       St. Francis De Sales

8. It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
       Mark Twain

9. Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
        Jim Rohn

10. No man is free who is not master of himself.
        Epictetus

11. There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
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12. If you would live your life with ease; do what you ought, not what you please.
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13. The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant. 
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14. What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
        Louis L. Mann

15. There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
        William George Jordan

16. Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
        David O. McKay

17. The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
        David O. McKay

18. Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
        Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

19. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
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20. If you feel you have no faults ... there's another one.
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21. Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
        Carl Jung

22. Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
        Aldous Huxley

23. Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
        Marion G. Romney

24. Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
        Franklin D. Roosevelt

25. Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
        Charles Reade

26. You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
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27. One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
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28. The soul is covered with the color of it's leisure thoughts.
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29. You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
       Buckminster Fuller

30. Some men see things the way they are and ask, "Why?" I dream things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
         George Bernard Shaw

31. If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
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32. Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, "What happened?"
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33. If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
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34. What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
        John Lubbock

35. You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
36. We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
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37. Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
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38. Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
        Bill Blackman

39. Never live in the past but always learn from it.
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40. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
        James Oppenheim

41. The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
        Buddha

42. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
        Darrell Royal

43. Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
        Buddha

44. One's first step in wisdom is to question everything and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
       Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

45. A short saying often contains much wisdom.
        Sophocles

46. Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
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47. Superstition is born of ignorance and fear, and thrives the most when reason is asleep 
       Zarathushtra

48. The best way to predict your future is to create it.
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49. The World we all share is given to us in trust. Every choice we make regarding the earth, air, and water around us should be made with the objective of preserving it for all generations to come.
       August A. Bush III

50. We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved.
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51. It is in identifying yourself with the hopes, dreams, fears, and longings of other that you may understand them and help them.
Wilfer A. Peterson

52. Begin each day with friendly thoughts, And as the day goes on, Keep friendly, loving, good, and kind, Just as you were at dawn.
Frank B. Whitney

53. Love without ceasing, Give without measure- Who can exhaust God's limitless treasure?
Malcolm Schloss

54. If you are all wrapped up in yourself, you are overdressed.
Kate Halverson

55. A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

56. Success is never final, and failure never fatal.
George F. Tilton

57. The greater the obstacle the more glory in overcoming it.
Moltere

58. There never was any heart truly great and geerous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
Robert South

59. There is no stigma attached to recognizing a bad decision in time to install a better one.
Laurence J. Peter

60. See into life-don't just look at it.
Anne Baxter

61. Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real.
Jles Verne

62. Leadership is the power to evoke the right response in other people.
Hmphrey Mynors

63. If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got.
Verne Hill

64. Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine times out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
Calvin Coolidge

65. A gentle word, like summer rain, May soothe some heart and banish pain, What joy or sadness often springs From just the simple little things.
Willa Hoey

66. But every road is rough to me that has no friend to cheer it.
Elizabeth Shame

67. Reprove a friends in secret, but praise him before others.
Leonard da Vinci

68. Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else exprects of you.
Henry Ward Beecher

69. I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody.
Benjamin Franklin

70. You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments that stand out are the moments when you have done things for others.
Henry Drummond

71. It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.
G. K. Chesterton

72. Truth is such a rare thing; it is delightful to tell it.
Emil Dickinson

73. Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.
John Wesley

74. Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
Charles Spurgeon

75. If I shoot at the sun I may hit a star.
P. T. Barnum

76. He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass...for every one has need to be forgiven.
George Herbert

77. Kindness is a language the dumb can speak, and the deaf can hear and understand.
Christian Bovee

78. One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Helen Keller

79. Dreams don't work unless you do.
Peter Daniels

80. The worst evil of all is to leave the ranks of the living before one dies.
Seneca

81. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Abraham Lincoln

82. The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
William James

83. It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
Sally Field

84. No one is useless in this world who lightens the burde of it to anyone else.
Charles Dickens

85. Laziness travels so slowly, that poverty soon overtakes him.
Benjamin Franklin

86. Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

87. You can never plan the future by the past.
Edmund Burke

88. All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney

89. The greatest achievements are those that benefit others.
Denis Waitley

90. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King

91. Plenty of people miss their share of appiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
W. Feather

92. It's better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool than to en it and resoe all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln

93. We cannot be sure that we have something worth living for unless we are ready to die for it.
Erie Hoffer

94. We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall into the trap of being our own worst enems.
Roderick Thorpe

95. Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.
Doris Mortman

96. It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Winston Churchill

97. How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened!
Thomas Jefferson

98. Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Alphonse Karr

99. I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Calvin Coolidge

100. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise gows it under his feet.
James Openheim


101. Failure doesn't mean you are a failure..it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert Schuller

102. A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his oppurtunities; an optimist is one who makes oppurtunities of his difficulties.
Reginald B. Mansell

103. People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
Abigail Van Buren

104. It's nothing against you to fall down flat, but to lie there-that's disgrace.
Edmund Vance Cooke

105. Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
Cavett Robert

106. Laughter is a tranquillizer with no side effects.
Arnold Glasow

107. Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Peter Marshall

108. The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
William Conner Magee

109. There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Elbert Hubbard

110. Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Samuel Johnson

111. There are periods when to dare, is the highes wisdom.
William Elery Channing

112. To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubbard

113. He who receives a good turn should never forget it; he who does one should never remember it.
Charron

114. When you handle yourself, use your head; when you handle others, use your heart.
Donna Reed

115. Don't just make a living design a life.
Jim Rohn

116. People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can't.
Edgar Watson Howe

117. I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
Wilhelm Von Humbolt

118. A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car.
Kenneth Tynan

119. A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich

120. If you keep saying that things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac Singer

121. A great deal of good can be done is the world if one is not too careful who gets the credit.
A Jesuit Motto

122. Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you are right.
Henry Ford

123. I don't know the secret to success but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Bill Cosby

124. My obligation is to do the right thing the rest is in God's hands.
Martin Luther King

125. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothig can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin

126. I will notpermit any man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T Washington

127. Impossibilities vanish when a man and his God confront a mountain.
Robert Schuller

128. The key to everything is patience.
Arnold Glasow

129. You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Abraham Lincoln

130. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief.
David J Schwartz

131. Minds are like parachutes; they only function when open.
Thomas R Dewar

132. It's not whether you get knocked down it is whether you get up again.
Vince Lombardi

133. Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
Leo Buscalia

134. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
William James

135. If things go wrong, don't go with them.
Roger Babson

136. Success consists of a series of little daily efforts.
Mamie McCullough

137. We take for granted the things that most deserve our gratitude.
Cynthia Ozick

138. Great powers and natural gifts do not bring privileges to their possessor o much as they bring duties.
Henry Ward Beecher.

139. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa

140. Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
Sir Arthur Wing Pinero

141. We attract hearts by the qualities we display; we retain them by the qualities we possess.
Jean Baptiste Antoine Suard

142. To err is human, to forgive divine.
Alexander Pope

143. Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive.
Jean Paul Richter

144. He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.
Abraham Lincoln

145. Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing so gentle as real strength.
St Fancis de Sales

146. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Dolly Parton

147. I pray that I ma care enough, to love enough, to share enough, to let others become what they can be.
John O'Brien

148. Common sense is not so common.
Voltaire

149. We can do no great things-only small things with great love.
Mother Teresa

150. Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Charles Dickens


151. Problems are only oppurtunities in work clothes.
Henry Kaiser

152. You cannot excape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Abraham Lincoln

153. It is kind of fun to do the impossible.
Walt Disney

154. The good news is that the bad news can be turned into good news when you change your attitude.
Robert Schuller

155. People can succeed at almost anything they have unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles Schwab

156. Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Albert Einstein

157. Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

158. The key to everything is patience.
Arnold Glasow

159. Impossibilities vanish when a man and his God confront a mountain.
Robert Schuller

160. Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Phillips Brooks

161. Learn to laugh at your troubles and you'll never run out of things to laugh at.
Lyn Karol

162. If you keep saying that things are going to be bad, ou have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac Singer

163. It is never too late to be what you might have been.
George Elliot

164. The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James

165. I don't know the secret of success but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Bill Cosby

166. My obligation is to do the right thing. The rest is in God's hands.
Martin Luther King

167. Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

168. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

169. Promises may get friends but 'tis performance that keeps them.
Benjamin Franklin

170. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin

171. I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my sould by making me hate him.
Booker T Washington

172. A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
John Barrymore

173. Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
Cavett Robert

174. Small deeds done are better than great deeds promised.
Peter Marshall

175. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Helen Keller

176. A pessimis is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities; an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Reginald B Mansell

177. People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
Abigail Van Buren

178. Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Melba Colgrove

179. Even if you are on the right track you will get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers

180. A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car.
Kenneth Tynan

181. When you handle yourself use your head; when you handle others use your heart.
Donna Reed

182. In life as in football, you won't go far if you don't know where the goalposts are.
Arnol Glasow

183. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
James Openheirm

184. The old law an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.
Martin Luther King

185. Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Alphonse Karr

186. I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Calvin Coolidge

187. If you are all wrapped up in yourself you are overdressed.
Kate Halverson

188. There is no substitue for hard work.
Thomas Edison

189. To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubbard

190. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choices.
William Jennings Bryan

191. It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
Sally Field

192. Men are born with two eyes and one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
Charles Caleb Colton

193. No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
Charles Dickens

194. You can never plan the future by the past.
Edmund Burke

195. All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney

196. None will improve your lot, if you yourselves do not.
Bertolt Brecht

197. The greatest achievements are those that benefit others.
Denis Waitley

198. Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
W Feather

199. We cannot be sure we have something worth living for unless we are ready to die for it.
Eric Hoffer

200. We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.
Roderick Thorpe


201. Great minds have purpose; others have wishes.
Washington Irving

202. Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.
Don Herold

203. You may give out but never give up.
Mary Crowley

204. Whatever you do today do it better tomorrow.
Robert Schuller

205. People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can't
Edgar Watson Howe

206. A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich

207. Live truth instead of professing it.
Elbert Hubbard

208. Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Abraham Lincoln

209. May you live all the days of your life.
Jonathan Swift

210. The man who makes no mistakes usually doesn't make anything.
William Conner Magee

211. There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Elbert Hubbard

212. Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Samuel Johnson

213. Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
Leo Buscaglia

214. Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
Leo Buscaglia

215. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
William James

216. When you look for the good in others you discover the best in yourself.
Martin Walsh

217. Of all the things you wear your expression is the most important.
Janet Lane

218. If things go wrong, don't go with them.
Roger Babson

219. Success consists of a series of little daily efforts.
Mamie McCullough

220. All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
Emerson

221. Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather

222. A goal is nothing more than a dream with a time limit.
Joe L Griffith

223. No man becomes rich unless he enriches others.
Andrew Carnegie

224. Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
Margaret Fuller

225. None is so deaf as he who will not hear.
Thomas Fuller

226. Wisdom is always an oermatch for strength.
Phaedrus

227. The conduct of our lives is the true mirror of our doctrine.
Montaigne

228. It is neither wealth nor splendor but tranquility and occupation which gives happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

229. Mix a conviction with a man and something happens.
Adam Clayton Powell

230. Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
Jonathan Swift

231. Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.
Michael Leboeuf

232. Don't just make a living, design a life.
Jim Rohn

233. The poorest man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream.
Unknown

234. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief.
David J Schwartz

235. Minds are like parachutes: they only function when open.
Thomas R Dewar

236. It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up again.
Vince Lombardi

237. It's nice to be important but it is more important to be nice.
Trini Lopez

238. He that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
Thomas Fuller

239. The best preperation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
Elbert Hubbard

240. The worst evil of all is to leave the ranks of the living before one dies.
Seneca

241. Our faith should be our steering wheel not our spare tire.
C L Wheeler

242. Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.
William Arthur Ward

243. Character is built out of circumstances. From exactly the same materials one man builds palaces, while another builds hovels.
G. H. Lewis

244. Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong. Sometime in your life you will have been all of these.
Bob Goddard

245. Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
John Wooden

246. He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
Raymond Hull

247. Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St. Francis De Sales

248. Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
Frank Outlaw

249. A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
Albert Schweitzer

250. Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either.
Golda Meir

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